Oregon State University

College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences

Making Waves March 24, 2017

CEOAS Events

Next week is spring break! There are no CEOAS events scheduled next week.

Volunteers Needed for Underwater Robot Competition April 29th in Lincoln City

The 2017 Oregon Regional MATE ROV Competition will be held on Saturday, April 29, 2017 in Lincoln City. Over 200 elementary through college aged students will be bringing their student-built underwater robots to the Lincoln City Community Center to attempt this year’s mission tasks in the pools, as well as making presentations to panels of engineering judges, and having their marketing displays (posters) judged by communications specialists. Over 50 volunteers are needed to run this annual competition, including volunteers willing to serve as engineering judges, mission judges, marketing judges, divers, and to act as support staff for set-up, registration and food service.  For more information on the program, please visit the Marine Advanced Technology Education (MATE) Center website.

Congratulations CEOAS NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Awardees!

Congratulations to CEOAS Ph.D. students Heather Bervid (Geosciences - glacial geology) and Cedric Hagen (Geosciences - sedimentary geology) who are 2017 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program awardees. The program recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students in NSF-supported science, technology, engineering, and mathematics disciplines.

Congratulations Alan Mix!

Oregon State University has named Alan Mix as one of its 2017 Distinguished Professor recipients, the highest academic honor the university can bestow on a faculty member. Congratulations!

Marine Science Day! Saturday, April 8

Join the OSU Hatfield Marine Science Center (HMSC) in Newport for Marine Science Day.  HMSC will open its doors for a behind-the-scenes peek at the cutting-edge research, education and outreach in marine sciences that makes this marine laboratory unique. Meet researchers from Oregon State University and five government agency partners. Explore with interactive science displays presented by marine scientists and special family-friendly activities by Oregon Sea Grant and the Oregon Coast Aquarium.

Come learn what’s new at the OSU Hatfield Marine Science Center on the Oregon Coast.

For more information, a flyer, Schedule of Events or to volunteer, see the Marine Science Day website  The event is free, open to the public and appropriate for all ages.

For accommodation requests related to a disability or other questions, email maryann.bozza@oregonstate.edu or call 541-867-0234.

Note: Most Marine Science Day exhibits and activities will be indoors, although visitors are advised to dress for the weather as some exhibits will be outdoors. The OSU Hatfield Marine Science Center is located at 2030 SE Marine Science Drive in Newport, Oregon. See our map and directions, which include public transportation options.

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